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The Justice Center News blog features our advocacy on issues affecting low-income New Yorkers today and the latest CBJC happenings.  For press releases, click here. For publications, click here.

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NELP Hosts Small Business Branding Makeover for Women Entrepreneurs

by CBJC StaffSeptember 17, 2013

The Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project (NELP), in conjunction with BNY Mellon Legal Department’s Pro Bono Committee, Mayer Brown LLP, the National Minority Business Council, and Vera Moore Cosmetics, hosted a “Small Business Branding Makeover for Women Entrepreneurs” on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at BNY Mellon’s downtown corporate office.

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City Bar Justice Center Thanks Our 2013 Summer Interns!

by CBJC StaffAugust 22, 2013

This summer we hosted seven great law school and college interns for our summer intern program.

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Mei Lin Kwan-Gett to Chair City Bar Fund; New Board Members Announced

by CBJC StaffJuly 1, 2013

Mei Lin Kwan-Gett, a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, has been elected Chair of the City Bar Fund, which oversees the City Bar Justice Center, the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar Association.

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Free Legal Clinics for September 11th Victim Compensation Fund – by Sheila L. Birnbaum

by CBJC StaffJune 19, 2013

As Special Master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, I would like to thank the City Bar Justice Center for its invaluable service in offering free legal clinics (the most recent one on June 11, 2013) for individuals needing assistance in filing claims without an attorney under the Fund.

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Superstorm Sandy: Lessons Learned for the Legal Profession

by CBJC StaffMay 14, 2013

On April 12th, City Bar Justice Center Managing Attorney Alice Morey testified before the ABA Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness. Her testimony follows.

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IWC Presentation at Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice

by CBJC StaffMay 1, 2013

The Immigrant Women and Children Project’s Equal Justice Works fellow, Laura Matthews-Jolly, today spoke about human trafficking at the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice.

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